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Gloucester man who sold counterfeit car badges sentenced Image

Gloucester man who sold counterfeit car badges sentenced

A Gloucester man who sold Chinese-made counterfeit car badges on the internet has been ordered to carry out hours of unpaid work.

Council pledges over £72,000 to 13 community groups Image

Council pledges over £72,000 to 13 community groups

Cotswold District Council has pledged over £72,000 to 13 local community groups, giving a major funding boost to Crowdfund projects in the district.

More affordable homes to be built in Lydney Image

More affordable homes to be built in Lydney

A Gloucestershire housing association has signed two new contracts to provide 47 new affordable homes in Lydney, Gloucestershire.

£3.7 million investment will bring newer, greener fire engines Image

£3.7 million investment will bring newer, greener fire engines

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) is set to acquire up to 12 new fire engines over the next three years.

Punchline Talks – June 18 line-up revealed Image

Punchline Talks – June 18 line-up revealed

This week's instalment of Punchline Talks, we will be kicking-off with a BiG interview.

Preferred option for M5 Junction 10 upgrade announced Image

Preferred option for M5 Junction 10 upgrade announced

Gloucestershire County Council has announced its preferred option for the proposed £249 million upgrade of Junction 10 of the M5

Mortgage broker 'honoured' to win award...at last! Image

Mortgage broker 'honoured' to win award...at last!

A Gloucester-based mortgage broker is celebrating after winning a major industry award.

Three Counties invests in growth with senior appointments Image

Three Counties invests in growth with senior appointments

The Three Counties Showground has announced a new team structure that it says will enable it to deliver an enhanced programme of agricultural and horticultural events.

Team behind multimillion pound Gloucester Rugby training deal Image

Team behind multimillion pound Gloucester Rugby training deal

The team behind the scenes - the Gloucestershire legal firm on securing Gloucester Rugby's new multimillion pound training venue.

Potholes cost motorists - and councils dearly Image

Potholes cost motorists - and councils dearly

Potholes - research reveals just how much of a problem they are to Gloucestershire drivers.


Historic Stroud pub set to reopen with new tenant Image

Historic Stroud pub set to reopen with new tenant

The owner of a popular Stroud restaurant and outdoor catering firm is set to take over the lease of the pub he has wanted to run since he was a young trainee chef.

Dismay at eviction ban extension - landlords 'run businesses too' Image

Dismay at eviction ban extension - landlords 'run businesses too'

An extension to the ban on commercial tenant evictions would be a huge disappointment and overlooks the fact that landlords ‘run businesses too’, a Gloucester surveyor says.

Phil is getting on his bike in memory of son Mike Image

Phil is getting on his bike in memory of son Mike

A site manager overseeing construction of new homes in Brockworth is swapping his hard hat for a cycle helmet and riding 200 miles in memory of his son to raise funds for the RNLI.

Notorious Cheltenham drug dealer sentenced Image

Notorious Cheltenham drug dealer sentenced

A notorious drug dealer who 'threatened and exploited' two men into working for him as 'runners' has been sentenced.

Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision on A46 near Teddington  Image

Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision on A46 near Teddington

The collision involved a grey Renault Megane and white HGV with witnesses being sought.

Appeal for witnesses to assault in Cheltenham Park Image

Appeal for witnesses to assault in Cheltenham Park

Police in Cheltenham are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in Benhall Park Monday night (June 14).

Stroud cheese producer joins 'refill moovement' to tackle plastic pollution Image

Stroud cheese producer joins 'refill moovement' to tackle plastic pollution

Gloucestershire-based dairy farmers and producers of the award winning Godsells Cheese are marking World Refill Day (June 16) by joining the 'Refill App'.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 18 Image

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The latest news from across Gloucestershire on Friday, June 18

The ongoing coronavirus situation is changing by the hour with announcements being made about businesses and services that are being forced to adapt and change.

Gloucester Rugby unveils multimillion pound training and hospitality facility Image

Gloucester Rugby unveils multimillion pound training and hospitality facility

Gloucester Rugby has given a glimpse of its state-of-the art new training facility and hospitality venue.

GE Aviation and Safran launch next generation jet engine project Image

GE Aviation and Safran launch next generation jet engine project

Two of Gloucestershire's aviation giants have launched a bold technology development program.

Cirencester cyber firm launches phishing prevention and awareness service Image

Cirencester cyber firm launches phishing prevention and awareness service

A Cirencester cyber firm has launched a new fully managed phishing prevention and awareness service.

Burger King to create a whopping 30 new jobs in Gloucester Image

Burger King to create a whopping 30 new jobs in Gloucester

A new Burger King restaurant is opening its doors in Gloucester, creating 30 new job opportunities in the local area.

Despair of pub staff as morale takes a blow Image

Despair of pub staff as morale takes a blow

A Gloucester pub owner speaks out on the lockdown delay and the effect on staff morale.

'Nail in the coffin' for hospitality Image

'Nail in the coffin' for hospitality

There's dismay in Gloucestershire at the Government’s decision to extend the lockdown restrictions driving a 'nail in the coffin' for hospitality.

£3m pre-pandemic loss for retailer Image

£3m pre-pandemic loss for retailer

High end ladies’ fashion chain, LK Bennett has posted an operating loss of £3 million.

Last call for business Covid grant Image

Last call for business Covid grant

Businesses are urged to make a last check to see if they are eligible for a Stroud District Council coronavirus grant.

Tewkesbury man admits dangerous driving on the A4019 Image

Tewkesbury man admits dangerous driving on the A4019

He drove through red traffic lights and a no-entry sign before colliding with another vehicle while being twice over the alcohol limit.

H&M sales surge as stores reopen Image

H&M sales surge as stores reopen

H&M has seen sales rise to above 2019 levels, as stores have reopened across the world.

Randall & Payne acquire Gloucester accountancy firm Image

Randall & Payne acquire Gloucester accountancy firm

Cheltenham based firm of accountants and business advisors Randall & Payne has revealed the acquisition of a Gloucester practice.

Gloucestershire IT and cybersecurity firm expand Image

Gloucestershire IT and cybersecurity firm expand

As part of its expansion plans, Optimising IT has revealed the acquisition of further office space in the county.

Work starts on new local centre at Twigworth Image

Work starts on new local centre at Twigworth

Construction work has begun on a new local centre for Twigworth, which forms part of a major development by Robert Hitchins Ltd.

G7 party pictures 'hard pill to swallow' - Gloucestershire business leader Image

G7 party pictures 'hard pill to swallow' - Gloucestershire business leader

G7 leaders enjoyed a barbecue on the beach but the hospitality industry in Gloucestershire faces more suffering.

Spending more time in the garage, the competition heats up Image

Spending more time in the garage, the competition heats up

Spending more time in the garage, Gloucestershire residents are invited to compete for the smartest in the UK.

Gloucestershire County Council appoints new head of school improvement Image

Gloucestershire County Council appoints new head of school improvement

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Clare Dudman as the county’s new head of school improvement.

Walk, run, cycle or swim miles for Maggie's cancer charity this July Image

Walk, run, cycle or swim miles for Maggie's cancer charity this July

Walk, run, cycle and/or swim your way this July and support people living with cancer, their family and friends.

Plans for fusion energy plant pass first stage Image

Plans for fusion energy plant pass first stage

The South West of England today moved closer to delivering pioneering plans to host the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant in the region.

Cheltenham hotel on the market for £1.95m Image

Cheltenham hotel on the market for £1.95m

A regency townhouse boutique hotelhas been put up for sale by its owner.

Tewkesbury Garden Town boosted by £2.4m award Image

Tewkesbury Garden Town boosted by £2.4m award

A programme of work to provide future generations with great-quality homes, job opportunities and a vibrant new community in Tewkesbury has been given a major boost.

Plans for landmark site in Cheltenham revealed Image

Plans for landmark site in Cheltenham revealed

The Markey Group has announced plans and timescales for the redevelopment of the landmark site at 252 Bath Road, Cheltenham. 

Full steam ahead for the hobby classic Image

Full steam ahead for the hobby classic

Model train maker Hornby is back on track after the lockdowns encouraged adults to return to nostalgic pastimes.


New fire chief promises continued improvements Image

New fire chief promises continued improvements

Mark Preece has been announced as the new interim Chief Fire Officer at Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS).

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